Nagapattinam District

  • Cyclone Gaja creates havoc in Tamil Nadu Cyclone Gaja struck the Cauvery delta region in Tamil Nadu at 120 kmph on November 15. The cyclone has caused 40 deaths and left 80,000 people stranded at relief camps. Six coastal districts and three in the hinterland besides Karaikal in Puducherry hav...
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  • The Palk Bay is an ecological paradise located between the island nation of Sri Lanka and the South East Peninsula India. The region separates the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu from the northern parts of Sri Lanka. From the coast of Tamil Nadu to that of Sri Lanka, the water rarely run deeper than 15 ...
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  • The Palk Bay is a 15,000 sq km biodiversity conglomeration nestled between the island nation of Sri Lanka and South East Peninsula India with a coastal length of 250 km on the Indian side.  The bay is landlocked with three openings--one big eastern opening into the Bay of Bengal and two narrow...
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  • Long necked, rosy white birds with heavy pink bills stand etched across the horizon. These are the flamingos that fly miles from across Iran’s Caspian Sea and the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, to reach the inland waters of Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu. A natural coastal are...
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  • I want to start a small scale industry in my village in Sembanarkoil block, Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu. The village lies in an OE- over exploited area. I want to know if there are any consultants who can help me obtain NOC for groundwater extraction. 
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  • Maharashtra reels under hail stormsFarmers of Marathwada, Vidarbha, Northern Maharashtra and parts of Western Maharashtra are facing the impacts of unprecedented hail storms and unseasonal rainfall. Nearly, 12 lakh hectares of crops have been destroyed due to the disaster, along with spread of ...
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  • Hello,We are planning to setup a new ICE Plant in our village for which groundwater will be the raw material.Could you please let me know the procedure to get the NOC from Central Ground Water Board from Tamil Nadu? Any contacts of consultants who can help us with this also will be usefulPlace:...
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  • Hello,I recently downloaded temperature, rainfall and humidity data for Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu from your portal for my MSc thesis for the University of Edinburgh.I need exact citation of the source of this data so I can use and acknowledge in my academic work.RegardsManu
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  • For the second consecutive year, no short term paddy crop in delta region of Cauvery due to no water from Mettur dam
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In the last of a two-part series on the importance of conserving the Palk Bay, a video shows how trawling is spelling doom to the ecology of the bay.

The Palk Bay is an ecological paradise located between the island nation of Sri Lanka and the South East Peninsula India. The region separates the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu from the northern parts of Sri Lanka. From the coast of Tamil Nadu to that of Sri Lanka, the water rarely run deeper than 15 metres. The bay is one of India's most prominent fishing haunt. 

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In the first of a two-part series on the ecological degradation of the Palk Bay, a video explains the importance of conserving this biodiversity hotspot.

The Palk Bay is a 15,000 sq km biodiversity conglomeration nestled between the island nation of Sri Lanka and South East Peninsula India with a coastal length of 250 km on the Indian side. 

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Not just a site of global importance for migratory birds, Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is home to diverse creatures that depend on it for food, shelter and livelihood.

Long necked, rosy white birds with heavy pink bills stand etched across the horizon. These are the flamingos that fly miles from across Iran’s Caspian Sea and the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, to reach the inland waters of Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu. A natural coastal area, this beautiful land serves as a breeding ground for migratory and resident birds, fish, prawns and crabs.

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I want to start a small scale industry in my village in Sembanarkoil block, Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu. The village lies in an OE- over exploited area. I want to know if there are any consultants who can help me obtain NOC for groundwater extraction. 

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News this month: Maharashtra faces the impact of climate change; Developing El Nino raises fear of a weak Indian monsoon; India's water crisis to worsen in the coming years, says UN.

Maharashtra reels under hail storms

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Hello,
We are planning to setup a new ICE Plant in our village for which groundwater will be the raw material.
Could you please let me know the procedure to get the NOC from Central Ground Water Board from Tamil Nadu? Any contacts of consultants who can help us with this also will be useful

Place:Poompuhar
District:Nagapattinam


Regards,
Shanmugam K

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Hello,

I recently downloaded temperature, rainfall and humidity data for Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu from your portal for my MSc thesis for the University of Edinburgh.

I need exact citation of the source of this data so I can use and acknowledge in my academic work.

Regards

Manu

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